comfort food · fall pairing

Warm Tomato Salad with a (non-alcoholic) Ginger Beer

It seems New Jersey is being hit with an early fall (despite the fact that it’s still technically summer). I wanted something warm this week to counterbalance the cooler weather. Tomatoes are currently in season and it’s a great time to pick up the freshest ones where ever you do your food shopping. I typically… Continue reading Warm Tomato Salad with a (non-alcoholic) Ginger Beer

comfort food · Mocktail · Summer Pairing

Simple Shortbread with a Minty Green Tea Mocktail

Quick update everyone. I’ve decided to do a series on mocktails for a little while. Let’s see how creative I get with some of these. I’ll also try to recommend which alcoholic beverage to add to each one. The Drink: I really like a nice cup of tea (hot or cold) and with the weather… Continue reading Simple Shortbread with a Minty Green Tea Mocktail

comfort food · Lagers · Spring Beer

Mom’s Chicken Paprikash with Alementary’s Hackensack Lager

Alementary is a microbrewery based in Hackensack New Jersey. I have been there and it’s definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. They have a lot of great beers to try and fun atmosphere. I managed to find their beer the Hackensack Lager at a local store and pair it with one… Continue reading Mom’s Chicken Paprikash with Alementary’s Hackensack Lager